global diversity at Walden


We are eager to welcome international students into the Walden family! Our mission of promoting a worldly, respectful understanding of different cultures is embraced by our school; we look forward to assisting students from any country in their application process.

Please take the time to browse this page for important information regarding international Walden admission requirements.


Steps for application

Our enrollment process ensures your child is prepared to live abroad and fulfill the requirements for studying at Walden.

what you need to Submit

1. Walden online application

2. F1 Visa issued by Walden School

3. $1,500 annual processing fee on top of published tuition

4. Proof of income (bank statement) showing that you can pay first year’s tuition and board

5. Proof of health insurance. Providers we recommend are:

Cultural Insurance

PSI Insurance

International Student

Compass Benefit

6. Host family information and parent's information

7. Two letters of recommendation

8. A scheduled SKYPE interview in order to understand English proficiency


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Where is Walden?

Walden School is located in the city of Louisville, Kentucky. Founded in 1778 along the shores of the Ohio River, this unique metropolis boasts an exciting range of arts, music, food and culture. In addition to many museums, performance venues, parks and restaurants, Louisville is renowned for its affiliation with sports. The city hosts the famed Kentucky Derby horse race every year at Churchill Downs and Major League baseball bats are produced downtown at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

We can't wait for you to stay in our fun city!



502.893.0433 ext. 314

Contact the director

Contact Melinda Ellingsworth, Director of Admissions, with any questions about submitting an application. We're here to guide you through the entire admissions process. We look forward to hearing from you!

Phone: 502.893.0433 ext. 314